The Dan Goodman Soil & Water Conservation and Environmental Improvement Award is an annual award that shall be given to one or more deserving high school students residing within Valencia County who have demonstrated a high regard for conservation and the environment. The objective in giving these awards is to stimulate activities, teaching and learning in this area, and to reward those who have been active in conservation.
WHO CAN APPLY?*
-Farm and ranch experience
-Experience in environmental issues
-Past or ongoing projects in these areas
-Grade point average
-School services and activity in any related organizations (Such as FFA, 4-H, Scouts, church activities
-Post-Secondary education plans
-Awards and honors given
-And other criteria that the applicant sees fit to document
Up to $1,000.00 for up to three top candidates.
A review committee composed of members from the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will do the judging. The committee in determining the winner(s) may request individual interviews.
* Applications will be accepted and awards made without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, or disability.
The Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors proudly awarded the 2016 Dan Goodman Soil & Water Conservation and Environmental Improvement Award to five worthy recipients for the 2015-16 school year at their regular board meeting on May 23rd, 2016.